March 27th, 2017 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Attendees: L. Hamer, D. Dunlap, N. Pace, T. Muniz, K. Sandiford, M. Anglin, R. Wilson, L. Stephens, C. Williams, H. Crosley

After a short welcome from L. Hamer, the meeting was called to order at 6:56 p.m.

Verification of public notice was reported by Ms. Muniz.

The attendance sheet was signed and submitted to Ms. Muniz.

The agenda was reviewed; R. Wilson made the motion to accept the agenda with necessary corrections, M. Anglin seconded the motion.

The minutes from last meeting were reviewed; K. Sandiford made a motion to accept minutes from February 27th with any necessary corrections. C. Williams seconded the motion.

Business Operations Report – Ms. Muniz

272 K-5 students registered; 36 UPK students registered; 2 students discharged. 784 applications received for the 2017-2018 school year; pre-Identified 10 ELL students for next year. Lottery will close 4/1/17. Still in good financial standing; cash disbursement report handed out and financial summary report handed out. Working on a draft budget with CEO and Treasurer for the next school year.

Principal Report – D. Dunlap

Spoke about action plans and goals for teachers and students. Parent/Teacher surveys were handed out. Student-led parent conferences were completed. Promotion in doubt meeting were held and completed; identified students for summer school. ELA test is 3/28/17; pep-rally was held. ELA breakfast will be held 3/28, 3/29 and 3/30. Math Spring break boot camp will be held 4/10 – 4/12. 4 opt-out’s for the ELA test. Spoke on Institute training for Math (will be attending with Mr. Cyriac). District collaborative charter was also discussed – will be matched up with another charter school high in Math scores. Discipline report was handed out.

CEO Report – Dr. Rice

NO REPORT

Academic Report – C. Williams

Conference call held 3/24. Spoke on ELA and Math, struggling students and academic intervention for K-2 students. Spoke on spring boot camp, goals for staff and students and summer school. Spoke on the need for 3rd graders to have multiplication skills. Considering hiring additional guidance counselor/school psychologist/social worker for next school year. Looking to set up school nurse to administer a vision test for struggling students. Looking to increase technology for staff and students. Looking to have in-house school fair in April or May. Looking also to have a visual perception text for struggling students.

Personnel Report – K. Sandiford

Looking to hire a 1st, 3rd grade teacher; looking to hold a job fair in April or May.

PTO Report – A. Davis

NO REPORT

Finance Report – M. Anglin

Has been no formal committee meeting held; currently working on a draft budget with Ms. Muniz and will meet to finalize.

Fundraising Meeting – L. Stephens

Breakfast was held 3/11; it was a great success. Received good feedback from event; all goals met. Looking to have a meeting next month – date TBD. Also considering a Fall Gala.

L. Hamer thanked everyone for the school breakfast. She announced that REACS received a five-year charter renewal. Everyone was thanked again for coming out. Next board meeting will be 4/24/17 at 6:30. Meeting was adjourned at 7:30 p.m.